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"1919-1929: Dissecting a Decade of Violence in Jewish History" with Elissa Bemporad

May 30, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Building 200, Room 307

Free and open to the public.

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Elissa Bemporad is the Jerry and William Ungar Chair in East European Jewish History and the Holocaust and an associate professor of history at Queens College and The Graduate Center - CUNY. She is the author of Becoming Soviet Jews: The Bolshevik Experiment in Minsk, winner of the National Jewish Book Award, winner of the Fraenkel Prize in Contemporary History, and finalist for the Jordan Schnitzer Prize in Modern Jewish History. Her new book, entitled Legacy of Blood: Jews, Pogroms, and Ritual Murder in the Lands of the Soviets, will be published with Oxford University Press in 2019. Elissa is also the co-editor of Women and Genocide: Survivors, Victims, Perpetrators (Indiana University Press, 2018). She has recently been a recipient of an NEH Fellowship and a Fellowship at the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC. Elissa's projects in progress include a biography of Ester Frumkin. 

Event Sponsor: 
Taube Center for Jewish Studies, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, CREEES Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies, History Department